Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) - Dorset Healthcare University NHS
The service provided by the Community mental health teams (CMHT) focuses on those who require support and treatment for a mental health problems and are aged 18 years and over. Our goal is to help people manage, or recover from, their conditions and lead healthy, fulfilling lives.
Our friendly, specialist CMHT staff offer support with accessing housing and employment opportunities, as well as physical healthcare services, and can also advise on specialist treatment options available.
Various Venues across Dorset. See Website for Details.
- BH17 0RB
- Area coverage
Times, Age & Costs
- Times Available:
- See website for details of individual clinics opening times
- All Year Round
- From 18 years .
- This is a free service.
Cultural & Additional Needs
- Special Provisions:
- Behaviour, Emotional & Social Difficulty
- Referral Criteria:
- Via GP or other health professional
- Referral Procedure:
- If you or your loved one would like to see your local CMHT and have not used the service before, please ask your GP – or any other local health/social care professional – to make a referral.
- Health Description
CMHTs work closely with GPs, day hospitals, social care day centres and care homes. They provide care in accessible, safe locations, and treat people with dignity and respect.
See our website for more information and guidance.